Boutiques Unleashed, benefits DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 8, Acadian Ballroom, 1829 N.E. Alberta St., $50 in advance, $60 at door, includes hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine. Call 503-535-3383.


The Nursing Mothers Counsel of Oregon seeks volunteers, with free training beginning April 21 at Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center on how to counsel women on common breast-feeding issues, teach breast-feeding classes and increase the rates of breast-feeding; diverse ethnic backgrounds encouraged, bilingual ability a plus. For information, visit or call 503-380-2308.

First American Title Insurance Co. of Oregon, Re/Max Equity Group, Valley Lanes Bowling Center and Mount Hood Bowling Lanes vow to 'Strike Out Hunger' in March, collecting funds and food for the Oregon Food Bank from barrels at First American offices in Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Yamhill counties; Re/Max offices in Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Yamhill counties; Valley Lanes, 9300 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, Beaverton; and Mount Hood Bowling, 2311 E. Powell Blvd., Gresham. Call 503-795-7650.


Valentine-a-Gram raised more than $100,000 for Loaves and Fishes Centers, the Meals-on-Wheels people, with the delivery of 4,000 Cinnabon gift boxes throughout the Portland-Vancouver, Wash., area on Feb. 14. Loaves and Fishes provides a nutritional and social lifeline for seniors through 32 meal sites in Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties.

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